November 15, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 29

Stories from the November 15, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Living the GW dream

Sitting at lunch at a Chinese buffet in Huntington, N.Y., GW alumnus Steve Israel was in a heated discussion with a friend. It was May of 2000, Israel was a town councilman, his friend was the town supervisor and both wanted to be the next executive of Long Island’s Suffolk County. Amid the argument over […]

Business school ahead of schedule

Construction of GW’s new business school is running three weeks ahead of schedule one year after work began. Louis Katz, GW executive vice president and treasurer, said the $56 million dollar project has “been running very smoothly.” The outer structure of the business building has been completely erected and the focus of construction is now […]

Men’s basketball falls to Wake Forest in Preseason NIT

Posted Monday, Nov. 15, 11:45 p.m. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The GW men’s basketball team swallowed a bitter reality pill Monday night. In the fourth season-opener of coach Karl Hobbs’ tenure, No. 2 Wake Forest handed the Colonials a 97-76 loss in the first round of the preseason National Invitation Tournament. In front of 13,065 fans […]

Journalists offer career advice

Four magazine writers gave aspiring reporters career advice and criticized coverage of the 2004 election at a Thursday panel discussion sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists. They advised the 40 students in attendance to avoid being overly political in their writing and dispensed career tips. Some of the journalists had covered this year’s election […]

Column: GW and Wake Forest play in two different worlds

Posted Tuesday, Nov. 16, 12:40 a.m. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – If there is one thing that should be pretty clear after Monday night, it is that despite how far the GW men’s basketball team has come, the program is still a long way away from the likes of Wake Forest. With their last two games, excluding […]

Veterans commemorate fallen at memorial

Veterans of conflicts ranging from World War II to the Iraq war filled every seat and spilled onto the surrounding grass at Thursday’s Veterans Day ceremony at the Vietnam War Memorial. Speakers discussed the importance and value of those who have served the United States. Vietnam veterans milled about the area, meeting old comrades and […]


Monday Singin’ in the Gallery A capella group performances in Luther Brady Art Gallery 7 to 9 p.m. Luther Brady Gallery, SMPA 2nd Floor Sponsored by Program Board “Alexander” prescreening See it before it is released to the public. Tickets are available in Marvin Center Room 429 8 to 11 p.m. Georgetown Loews Theater Sponsored […]

Video game reviews

Donkey Konga: Be prepared to ice your hands after playing this party game. Based on the Donky Kong license, this innovative new game utilizes plastic conga drums as controllers and believe me, you will beat them like there is no tomorrow. The game consists of hitting the appropriate drum pad, right or left, and clapping […]

GW Briefs

Trachtenberg mulls new book Already a published author, University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg is digging through his files in hopes of returning to print. Trachtenberg, who has previously published three compilations of his speeches and writings, is looking through his collection of correspondences for printable material. “I’m fussing around with the possibility of writing a […]

Former senator creates SA watchdog group

Former Student Association Sen. L. Asher Corson formed a group earlier this semester to act as a watchdog over the SA. Corson said his group, The Student Voice, will better represent students in an organization he has often criticized as a Hatchet columnist. Students will be able to voice issues they want discussed in the […]